About us

The beautiful Eurobodalla Shire is located on Yuin Country on the far south coast of NSW and offers an enviable coastal lifestyle with easy access to Canberra and Sydney. From our beaches to our bushlands, rivers and mountains, the Eurobodalla is a place of inclusive communities embracing sustainable lifestyles.

With 143km of coastline, 83 beaches, 20 lakes and four major river systems, Eurobodalla is known as the land of many waters. Over three-quarters of our land area is open space, consisting of 10 national parks and 15 state forests.

Over 40,000 people call the Eurobodalla Shire home, and we attract over 1.2 million visitors every year.

About the role

We have three full-time positions in the Works team, based from our workshop located at Council’s Moruya Depot. All three roles will primarily be responsible for maintaining and re-conditioning water and sewerage pumps and ancillary equipment, with one of the positions holding a stronger focus in Welding.

Your main duties will include:

  • Performing a range of tasks utilising skills held in fitting/machining, fabrication and welding, and sheet-metal construction.
  • Planning and organising work to meet quality and environmental standards.
  • Manufacturing/repairing mechanical components and equipment to required standards and deadlines.
  • Maintaining records of work performed on required systems and utilise online monitoring systems to ensure compliance, and safe and efficient performance of Council’s assets.
  • Driving and operating Council vehicles, plant and equipment.

What we offer

We promote equal access to opportunities and pride ourselves on creating a safe and engaging working environment that fosters wellbeing. We are dedicated to looking after our staff, knowing our people are our biggest asset, to ensure we are best placed to look after our community.

Culture and benefits

  • Work/life balance through a range of flexible work options.
  • 35 hours per week for administrative staff and 38 hours per week for operational staff.
  • Health and wellbeing initiatives including access to free counselling through our Employee Assistance Program, Uprise Wellbeing App, Fitness Passport, Social Club, flu vaccinations and skin checks.
  • Three days leave to cover Council closure at end of year period.
  • 9 weeks Council provided paid maternity leave (conditional).
  • Generous leave provisions including Long Service Leave after 5 years of continuous service, study leave and 3 weeks sick leave annually.
  • Annual Award increases, performance reviews and a rewards and recognition program.
  • Salary packaging program.

Total remuneration for the role is in the range of $3,292.54 to $3,590.00 gross per fortnight comprising:

  • $2,915.11 to $3,181.89 base salary
  • $37.84 Adverse Working Conditions Allowance
  • $339.59 to $370.27 superannuation (at 11.5%)

About you

Are you keen for a change, or to put a new qualification to good use? The successful applicants will possess a Trade Certificate, experience in welding, fabrication, and sheet-metal and ability to work well in a small team. Your interest in the field, strong communication and self-motivated approach will be a standout and contribute to your overall success and job satisfaction. Your application will further demonstrate:

  • Demonstrated working knowledge of water and/or sewer pumps and associated ancillary equipment.
  • Experience working on fixed and mobile plant, light vehicles, heavy vehicles, and earthmoving equipment.
  • Fitness and ability to work at heights and in underground/confined spaces.
  • Experience in the use of vehicle mounted cranes and overhead travelling gantries.
  • Ability to utilise technology and software programs.

Please read the Information Package for full details. If you have any further questions about the role, please contact Mark Strahlendorf on 0418 229 251.

To apply for this position, please complete the form below or go to the Eurobodalla Shire Council Vacant Positions website page if you found this vacancy via a job search website.

Applications close: 11.00pm Wednesday 24 July 2024.

Applicants found suitable through this recruitment process may be contacted for fixed term contract opportunities of less than 12 months where the position is similar in nature – meaning the position requires the same nature of duties, abilities, qualifications, experience and standard of work performance.

Confirmation of personal identity and working rights:

As part of the recruitment process, should you be successful in obtaining an interview, you will be required to bring with you an original Government issued photo ID for the interview Panel to sight.

Should you then move to the next stage of the recruitment process after interview, you will be required to produce documentation that proves your working rights in Australia, such as a passport, birth certificate, driver’s licence, proof of permanent residency or temporary VISA grant notice.

Please note there is no ability to save your application partway through. Please ensure you have enough time to complete your application prior to starting, by considering and preparing your answers to the selection criteria questions shown below in advance.



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City of Hobart,Tasmania,Australia

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